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‘Nomadland’ wins best picture, five other Oscars

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — “Nomadland,” the gritty yet life-affirming tale of wandering van-dwellers, scored a triple crown at the 93rd Oscars, winning for...

Authors hope to inspire others in ‘Raisins Make the Milk Sweeter’

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Raisins Make the Milk Sweeter: For Colored Girls to Find Their Roots and Wings,” by Andrean Jacobs and Natalie Torres-Haddad,...

Academy Awards show moves to Union Station

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The 93rd annual Academy Awards show April 25 will be like no other in the long history of...

Marion Meadows’ new album is ‘Twice As Nice’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Despite a pandemic, Marion Meadows’ creative spirit has been in perpetual motion and the fruit of his passion is “Twice As...

High school author writes guide for middle schoolers

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “The Super Guide to Surviving Middle School” by Dakota Rayne Jacobs is an exciting new guidebook that will help young...

Movie fans launch campaign to save Cinerama Dome

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Southland movie fans stunned and saddened by news April 12 that the ArcLight and Pacific theaters in...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Stars align for NBC’s ‘Roll Up Your Sleeves’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”), Jennifer Hudson, Eva Longoria, Demi Lovato, Matthew McConaughey and Kumail Nanjiani are just some of...

Author highlights power of choice in shaping one’s personal destiny

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Oh SLAP! My Choices Determine My Destiny!: The #1 Guide to Making Better Decisions and Living a Self Empowered Life,”...

Author empowers young women to change the world in new book

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “You Are Phenomenal: Affirmations, Quotes and Notes For Young Women Who Want To Change The World,” by Angela Nicole Parker,...

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